A new report, by industry trade body techUK, argues that a further step change in central government and wider public sector procurement is required to deliver the government’s digital transformation and growth commitments. 

An overview of Microsoft Azure, the world’s fastest growing cloud platform for corporate and public sector organisations.

The 14th Benchmark Measurement of European eGovernment Services has just been published by the Commission. Based on a survey of 10,000 websites across all EU countries, the benchmark exercise evaluated the quantity and quality of digital service relating to four life events – starting a business, losing and finding a job, studying and family life. Four top-level benchmarks we ...

One of the key pillars of successful transformation is building digital operating advantage – leveraging the full potential of emerging technologies for working differently, improving productivity and efficiency, achieving cost savings, building a more collaborative and agile organisation. Evidence would suggest that most organisations still have a long road to travel before r ...

Recent research by PwC highlights a number of concerns re-the state of digital in UK local authorities. These include a lack of preparedness for cyber-attacks and a significant decline in confidence in the ability of local authorities to implement digital transformation. This is happening against a background where there is growing citizen appetite to have more services delive ...

Previous posts in this series have presented very practical advice covering the development of a digital transformation strategy relevant to your own organisation; from understanding your external and internal digital landscape, through agreeing business goals and objectives, to deciding the key digital actions and initiatives you need to implement for ‘getting there’. In a se ...

Welcome to the second in our series of blog articles covering the key technologies underpinning digital transformation, the range of software support services provided by Bridgeall to help you on your journey – see Software and Technology: The Engine Driving Digital Transformation (Video). In the first article, we argued that the flexibility provided by a Cloud-enabled infrast ...

In Part 1 of this series on ‘Accelerating Transformation’, we introduced a Six Step approach to developing and implementing a successful digital transformation strategy as summarised in Figure 1 below. Posts 2 to 4 provided practical advice covering the first three steps – undertaking a Digital Landscape Analysis, your Internal Digital Audit, developing an agreed Digital Visio ...

In a previous blog post, we discussed the mutually dependent relationship that exists between Technology AND Organisation. We argued that the failure to recognise this relationship is one of the main reasons why so many organisations struggle to derive maximum value from emerging digital technologies. New evidence from a comprehensive report by Capgemini (with Brian Solis) ver ...

According to a new report by the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF), the UK public sector is struggling to leverage the full potential of digital transformation due to a growing digital skills gap. The lack of technical expertise and digital proficiency is hampering the ability to deliver digital services and must be addressed if organisations are to embrace digital transformation, ac ...